10 demented moments from the original Transformers cartoon

Transformers: Dark of the Moon may be aggressively stupid, but the film comes from a rich tradition of vehicular robots acting like nutbars. Here are 10 moments from the Generation 1 cartoon that would make HAL shrug in confusion. » 7/04/11 11:00am 7/04/11 11:00am

This Transformers Infographic Shows The Car Behind Every Autobot

You probably know Optimus Prime was a Freightliner truck. You probably also know that Bumblebee (pre-Michael Bay) was a 1967 VW Beetle. But here's all the rest — all 54 Autobots that turned into cars from 1984 to 1987. Enjoy. » 1/28/11 8:00pm 1/28/11 8:00pm

Autobots, "Rollbar" Out? Fake Autobot Jeep On Transformers 3 Set

The latest vehicle spotted near the set of Michael Bay's third robogasm is a lifted and anything-but-stock red Autobot-emblemed Jeep." The coolest upgrade? A gunner cage on the back. The only problem? It's not an actual vehicle from the movie. » 8/06/10 8:30am 8/06/10 8:30am

Tales Of An Autobot, Magnimus Gets It All Wrong

Ever wondered what happens when a Transformer transforms with humans inside? This comic explains all. Let's just hope one of the occupants wasn't Megan Fox. » 3/13/09 3:00pm 3/13/09 3:00pm

Transformers 2 Never-Before-Seen Autobot Running Footage

In addition to the information on Sideswipe, the Stingray Corvette Concept we just unveiled, we also got the following never-seen-before sneak-peek footage from Transformers 2, courtesy of the bowtied boys at Chevrolet. Enjoy. » 2/11/09 12:27pm 2/11/09 12:27pm

Transformers 2 Chevy Volt Gets A Name: "Jolt"

When we showed you the first Chevy Volt pictures from the set of the new Transformers movie, we all wondered what character GM’s little earth-saving electric car would be. Well, his name is "Jolt." » 12/24/08 1:00pm 12/24/08 1:00pm

Home-Made Autobots Protect Chinese Scrap Yard From Decepticon Invasion

These creations built by a Chinese scrap yard owner won't be on the big screen in Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen » 10/10/08 2:20pm 10/10/08 2:20pm, but that doesn't mean they aren't just as cool as or . Of course, since these Autobots are just sculptures made from junked car parts, they're not able to transform back to vehicle mode. With…

Transformers 2 Caught At Air Force Base, Chevy Beat Bot To Be "Skids"

Looks like the crew of Transformers 2 was caught on-set in Arizona at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base along with a couple of the more robotic cast members — albeit while in their vehicle mode get-ups. Based on the plates, it looks like we're also able to put a name to the bot who will be played by the Chevy Beat » 10/09/08 1:20pm 10/09/08 1:20pm: Skids.…

Constructicon Vehicle Modes From New Transformers Movie Possibly…

There was a report not too long ago about the possibility of Devastator » 10/08/08 12:15pm 10/08/08 12:15pm showing up in the new movie . Now it seems an Insider over at claims they've got the laundry list of construction vehicles that'll make up the Constructicons, who together will form the mega-bot. If the list is accurate, and the insider hasn't…

Shia LaBeouf's Passenger During Alleged DUI-Related Accident Was…

The name of the passenger in Shia LeBeouf's alleged DUI accident in LA this weekend wasn't initially released: Turns out it was Transformers 2 co-star and Aussie hottie Isabel Lucas. If you happen to be Shia "The Beef," and find yourself inexplicably famous after last summer's Transformers movie and this summer's … » 7/29/08 4:40pm 7/29/08 4:40pm

Transformers 2: The Chevy Trax Declares Its Allegiance

We first saw the Chevy Trax last week on the set of Transformers 2 in the City of Brotherly Love, but the shot raised more questions than answers. Who was this new Transformer? Friend or foe? Well, today reveals the truth: The Trax will be playing for the good guys in the role of an as-yet unnamed Autobot. We find a… » 6/25/08 9:30am 6/25/08 9:30am

100-car Transformers Logo Collage

In Ray's our on-going quest to beat that horse to death, we present this act of dedication from one (or many) Transformer fans. Approximately 100 cars, a helicopter for aerial photography and an empty field went into the creation of this gigantic Autobot logo. Something makes me think it is the same guy behind the … » 12/21/07 2:15pm 12/21/07 2:15pm

Chevrolet Launches "Build Your Own Chevy Autobot" Site

Chevy's getting into the Transformers movie action whole hog today, letting their Autobot-loving site go live with an opportunity to win tickets to the premiere by designing your own "Good Guy" robot. If Chevy's gonna be the "Good Guy" in this here battle, we're still wondering who'd be playing the "Bad Guy" robot… » 5/01/07 12:55pm 5/01/07 12:55pm